Re: Unicode Support
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg55525] Re: Unicode Support
- From: "Zhu Chongkai" <mathematica at citiz.net>
- Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 02:42:03 -0500 (EST)
- Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com
======= At 2005-03-27, 18:42:43 John Fultz wrote: ======= >UTF-8 is a supported character encoding by both front end and kernel (i.e. >they can import and export files as UTF-8). I believe the support has been >there since 5.0. MathLink only supports UTF-16 for now. > >UTF-32 is not supported at all in current versions. To be honest, nobody >has asked for it before. While UTF-32 is a clean way of representing >characters in all of the Unicode planes, I think the vast majority of >programs out there in the real world are using either UTF-8 or UTF-16. > >Sincerely, >John Fultz Thank you for clarification. But I still think that both UTF-8 and UTF-32 support are important, especially for MathLink. For example, I know one program that use both UTF-8 and UTF-32, how can I link it with MathLink?